West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University is a major higher education, research and medical institution, whose specialists continue the traditions of famous scientists of the university. The educational process includes graduate education consisting of bachelor’s degree course and internship, and post-graduate education comprising of residency, Master’s and doctoral (PhD) studies, as well as retraining and advanced training of specialists in the basic educational programmes.
West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University provides the Aktobe region and the entire region of Western Kazakhstan with medical personnel. To date more than 60% of students are supported by state educational grants. University provides training for international students, currently students from India and near abroad are studying at the university.
West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University has 5 academic and laboratory buildings, 5 student dormitories for 2100 places. In the 2016-2017 academic year, the construction of a modern complex consisting of a dormitory for 1000 places, a conference hall named after A. Doszhanova for 700 seats, with a modern library was completed. The students can master clinical skills at three own accredited clinics: University Medical Centre, Family Medicine Clinic and Dental Clinic. In addition, the university has Cell Laboratory, Laboratory of Targeted Therapy Personalized Medicine (AKLIDES®), Laboratory for Flow Cytometry, Molecular and Genetic Laboratory, Morphological Laboratory, Sanitary-Chemical Laboratory, Radiological Laboratory and Cell Culture Laboratory.
The university has a PhD dissertation council to defend the dissertations of doctoral students. There is an interuniversity military department that trains reserve officers from among the students of universities in Western Kazakhstan.
WKMOMU cooperates in the field of medical science, education and practical health care with 56 leading foreign universities on the basis of signed memorandums of understanding, contracts, agreements on international cooperation. The programme of academic mobility of students and teaching staff is carried out at the university. The strategic partner of the university is Poznan University Medical Sciences (Poland). In the framework of cooperation, the leading staff of the strategic partner university work as top managers and teaching staff.
Since 2004 the scientific journal “Medical Journal of West Kazakhstan” which is included in the list of publications recommended by the Committee on Supervision in the Field of Education and Science of the MES RK; since 2017 – the journal “The conference series of the WKMOMU” is being issued.
Over the years of its existence, the university has trained more than 25 thousand young specialists in the field of higher and postgraduate medical education.
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor. The Chairman of the Management Board, the Rector of the “West Kazakhstan Medical University named after Marat Ospanov” Non-profit Joint-Stock Company (WKMOMU). He is the author of 150 publications, including 4 monographs and 14 textbooks, 27 inventions of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the supervisor of 5 candidates of medical sciences, 1 master’s student. He jas the qualification of a doctor-organizer of health care of the highest category, surgeon of the highest category since 1998. He trained and advanced in management of medical education at Imperial College, London (UK), on strategic partnerships at Duke University (USA), on innovative educational methods at National University of Singapore, on the rehabilitation and treatment of patients affected by the influence of Semey nuclear test site at the Universities of Hiroshima and Nagosaki, on the modern treatment of childhood cancer in the Charite University hospital, Berlin Germany, on the organization of a medical school at the Graduate School of Management in Barcelona, Spain.
PhD in Economics. Executive Director, Member of the Board of the “West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University” NJSC. In 1995, he graduated from the Aktobe State Medical Institute with a degree in General Medicine, and in 1997 he received a diploma certificate from the Aktyubinsk State Medical Academy with a degree in Economics and Healthcare Management. He holds the diploma from the Aktobe Cooperative College of Kazpotrebsoyuz with a degree in Organization of Cooperative Trade and Commodity Science. In 2000, he received his second higher education at the Aktobe State University named after K. Zhubanov with a degree in Finance and Credit. The author of 12 scientific publications in the field of economic research.
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor. Vice-rector for Clinical and Scientific Work, Member of the Board of the “West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University” NJSC. She permanently holds the highest medical category in therapy. Her work experience is 30 years, of which 25 years are in the WKMOMU. In 2011 she was awarded the badge “Excellent worker of Public Health”.
Candidate of Medical Sciences. Vice-rector for Educational Work, Member of the Board of the “West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University” NJSC. She has the highest qualification category in General medical practice, is the author of more than 120 scientific publications in the field of medicine.
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor. Head of the Office of Strategic Partnership the “West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University” NJSC. Her work experience is 22 years, of which 18 years scientific and pedagogical activity at the WKMOMU. She is the author of more than 130 publications, 3 innovative patents of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 8 copyright certificates, 9 study guides, and 6 methodological recommendations.
Candidate of Medical Sciences, the Dean of the Faculty of General Medicine. The author of more than 30 scientific publications. For achievements in the field of medical education in 2010 he was awarded the “Certificate of Merit” of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in 2015 he received the badge “Excellent worker in Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor. Dean of internship and residency. The author of more than 200 scientific publications and abstracts in scientific medical publications of Kazakhstan, the CIS and abroad; He is the author and co-author of educational and teaching aids in normal physiology; the author of two scientific patented inventions; prepared 1 candidate of medical sciences; 4 masters; 1 PhD doctoral student in physiology “Medicine”. For conscientious work, Associate Professor R. Nurgalieva has gratitude from the leadership of the university, diploma of the Minister of Health, the badge “Excellence in Health Care”.
Master of Pedagogy and Psychology, Candidate of Philological Sciences, majoring in Germanic Languages. Acting Head of the Department of Languages. Her work experience is 15 years, 7 years of which – at the University. She has 39 scientific publications, 1 textbook.
Economist of the Department of Economics and Strategic Planning.
Subtasks 2.3 Pilot implementation leader.
In the whole project:
– Contribute to the development of a model for the transition to autonomy, training modules.
– Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of reform policies within TRUNAK project.
-Participate in the monitoring of the project, providing index and plans.
-Participate in surveying and benchmarking activities.
-Take part in the Quality Assurance activities as a member of the Management Team.
-Will be a member of the Management Team (and take part in the overall management and decision-making processes.
-Participate in the dissemination of the results from the project.